SOTU Open Thread

SOTU OPEN THREAD…. I’ll have more on President Obama’s State of the Union speech in the morning, and I’m usually awful at guessing how “everyone else” responds to speeches like these, but my first thought after it ended was, “Oh, right, this is why I voted for the guy.”

We’ve been here before — Obama gets in a jam, so a big speech is needed to set things right. It happened at Iowa’s JJ dinner; it happened with the speech on race in Philadelphia; etc. I’m not convinced the presidency was veering off in the wrong direction, but if anything should help bring some renewed confidence to the White House, this State of the Union address should do the trick. There were high expectations, and Obama delivered.

And with that, let’s open the floor to some discussion. What’d you think?